Posted On July 3, 2015 By In Food and Drink For Men, Food and Drink For Women, Manzone

Cocktails for Your Fourth of July


The Fourth of July is here, and it’s time to get your drink on! As you enjoy your patriotic celebrations this weekend, we have some great new recipes from Captain Morgan to get your party started.


For backyard barbecues with friends, serve Captain Morgan’s Pirate Paradise to transport your get together to an island in the tropics. If you’re looking to add a little kick to your fruity beverage, try Put the Thai in the Coconut with Captain Morgan Coconut Rum and jalapeño peppers to turn up the heat. Get on island time with Captain Morgan’s Sunset Sipper, where there are no worries and the only time that matters is when the sun goes down and the celebration begins.



-1 oz. Captain Morgan Grapefruit Rum

-.5 oz. Elderflower Liqueur

-.75 oz. Lime Juice

-.5 oz. Honey Syrup

-2 oz. Coconut Water

Directions: Shake and strain over ice into a Collins glass. Garnish with ¼ of a grapefruit wheel.

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-1.5 oz. Captain Morgan Coconut Rum

-.75 oz. Lime Juice

-.75 oz. Simple Syrup

-3 Slices Fresh Lemon Grass, Muddled

-1 Slice Jalapeño Pepper, Shaken (to taste)

Directions: Muddle, shake all and fine-strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a skewered jalapeño slice.

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-1.5 oz. Captain Morgan Pineapple Rum

-1 oz. Orange Juice

-1.5 oz. Coconut Cream

-Ground Nutmeg / Cinnamon Blend

Directions: Shake all & strain over ice into a double old-fashioned glass. Garnish with dusted nutmeg / cinnamon.

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Happy Fourth everyone! Keep it American, and be safe.

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